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paul ryan is on a bus tour working to sway voters in iowa. >> our goal is to earn your support. we want to deserve this victory. >> reporter: vice president joe biden is in the battle ground state of north carolina today while president obama studies for the debate in nevada. he is holding practice sessions with former presidential candidate john kerry playing the part of mitt romney. on monday the president called campaign volunteers and told one of them what debate preparation is like. >> they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: the stakes are high for wednesday's debate but both the white house and the romney campaign are trying to lower expectations. neither side wants their candidate to take the stage with a perceived advantage. the polls show most americans believe obama will win the first debate. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: but historically it's the challenger who usually gets a boost. >> less important than what they say is how they appear. do they treat their rival with respect? do they connect with the audience
on thursday. >> thank you so much. you just mentioned it vice presidential candidates joe biden and paul ryan holding their debate one week from today. overseas now an escalating violence between turkey and syria. overnight turkey launched border strikes into syria. several syrian soldiers have been killed. artillery attacks were retaliati retaliation. nato held an emergency meeting to asking syria to end the violations of international law. >> reporter: turkey took action against syria after a deadly shelling. among the dead a 6-year-old boy. several people were also injured including a police officer. turkey says it retaliated in points in syria detected with radar. the united states is in contact with turkish officials. >> it's a very dangerous situation. all responsible nations need to band together to persuade the assad regime to have a cease-fire. >> reporter: parts of the syrian city of lipo laid in rubles. syrian state tv said three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives killing 34 people. three blasts went off within minutes of each other near military officer's club p
and paul ryan's rally in virginia. and right near charlottesville. all right, he is out this repeating some of the very same lines that he used to hammer president obama. now for his part, he needed to press his republican challenger. we've got that from the white house. >> reporter: the crowd at the conservative conference in colorado welcomed mitt romney with thunderous applause on thursday. the unscheduled stop was a victory lap of sorts, following a strong performance at the first presidential debate. >> trickle down government that the president proposes, it is one where he will raise taxes on small business, which will kill jobs. i want to keep the taxes down on small business so we can create jobs. >> reporter: an instant cbs news poll on the uncommitted voters showed romney won the first debate by a margin of 2- 1. speaking on thursday he continues to draw contrast with the president. >> we don't measure compassion by how many people we can put on food stamps. but we measure it by how many people you can get a good job to get off of food stamps. >> reporter: president obama came out
taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: paul ryan said the middle class has been buried. >> they are being buried by the obama administration's economic failures. >> reporter: the obama campaign said ryan took mr. biden's words out of context. the president will have the first word tonight, mitt romney will have the last. >> susan, thank you. this is where you can watch tonight's debate. our coverage begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. meanwhile off the campaign trail conservative blogs were budsing about fox news recent airing about a 2007 speech by a then senator obama before a black audience. he expressed suspicion the federal government was withholding recovery money to new orleans after hurricane katrina. >> when hurricane andrew struck in florida people said look at this devastation. we don't expect to you come up with the almighty money. here's the money. you're part of the american family. what's happening down in new orleans? where is your dollar? where is your money? makes no sense. tells me the bullet hasn't been taken out. >>
providing benefits. that was the same number in paul ryan's budget. he also endorsed the same cuts in his budget. they're not cuts then but they're cuts now. so, yes, there is a $716 billion reduction in payments to medicare providers but democrats and republicans have to agree on it. >> mitt romney went on to say that a lot of providers had decided to stop taking medicare. have you fact checked that? >> i have not been able to get into that detail yet because i'm still trying to figure out exactly when this applied and how many people it actually applies to. >> it is a very difficult topic to analyze. you can take another look at "u.s.a. today"'s debate fact checking on our website wusa9.com. the presidential debate special banner is right at the top of our home page. >>> it is 5:52. making news now, funeral services will be held later this morning for three members of a herndon, virginia family. 52-year-old kathi peterson and her teenage sons matthew and christopher were found dead in their home last week. police say albert peterson killed his family before taking his own life. >>> sens
raise. that's called fairness come fro. >> mitt romney! >> reporter: mitt romney and paul ryan took turns attacking that message. >> president obama said the truth today they plan to raise taxes on the american people. that will kill jobs. we won't let that happen. we want to create jobs, not kill jobs in this country. >> reporter: last night romney did something he refused to do before. disavow the ntroversial comments denigrating 47% of americans who don't pay income taxes. >> in this case i said something that's completely wrong. and i absolute believe my life has shown that i care about 100%. and that's been demonstrated throughout mlife. >> reporter: in the past romney was only willing to say those comments were inelegant now he's calling them flat wrong. it's a mea culpa on wednesday night but president obama never brought the comments up, to the surprise of both campaigns. >> on that note after the president's performance on wednesday, some democrats say his campaign needs a wake up call. bill plante is here with that part of the story. you've been talking to their sources. w
fairness where i come from. >> pelley: the vice president will debate his republican challenger, paul ryan, next thursday, and cbs news will bring it to you live beginning at 9:00 eastern time. the other big story we're following tonight is the deadly outbreak of meningitis. it has now spread to six states. 35 cases have been reported, five people have died. the suspected source is tainted vials ofster roadways that were shipped to 23 states. seth doane is in tennessee, the state with the most cases. >> honest to goodness, as time went on, i became more and more frightened. >> reporter: on monday, sue manner learned she might have been infected by the fungus in the contaminated steroids given for back pain. what symptoms have you been told to look out for. >> headache, neck pain, uhm, vomiting, dizziness, a lot of flu-like symptoms. >> reporter: those could be symptoms-- >> could be anything. >> reporter: manner was one of more than 700 patients who received injections at clinics affiliated with st. thomas hospital in nashville. >> i don't want this thing in my body. i feel like i want to
are they going to cut it? but the funny thing about it is that's the same number in paul ryan's budget. he also endorsed the same cuts in his budget. they're not cuts then, but they're cuts now. so, yes, there is a $716 billion reduction to medicare providers. >> reporter: mitt romney went on to say that a lot of providers had decided to stop taking medicare. have you checked that? >> i have not been able to get into that detail yet because i'm still trying to figure out exactly when this applies and how many people actually it applies to. but we are digging into that and we'll see if we can get further into it tonight. >> reporter: all right. thank you so much. >> great to be with you. >> reporter: i'll throw it back to you in the studio okay. >>> we've been talking to our guests, both republican and democrats, when we talked about obama care and medicare and who is saying what, it seemed to get mired down. >> it can get mired down. but the great thing about the debate, first of all, was the free flowing nature of it. i loved that. >> you did? >> i did. >> you didn't think he could have moved
he is and mitt romney and paul ryan were in west central virginia last night before a crowd of 10,000 in fishersville. romney drummed home his theme about the economy. >> what you didn't hear last night from the president is why it is the next four years are going to possibly be better than the last four years. >> whoever it was that was on stage last night, doesn't want to be held accountable for what the real mitt romney's been saying for the last year. >> now the president told supporters in wisconsin he didn't recognize the candidate he was debating wednesday night because so many positions have changed. there could be another momentum shift in a couple of hours when the september jobs report is released. >>> this next story might gross you out a little bit and maybe push the bowl of cheerios away. students in some university of maryland dorm halls are dealing with an infestation of bedbugs, 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in college park with more on this really gross story. good morning kristin. >> reporter: yeah, it's nasty jessica. but the good news is that so fa
on the debate stage, paul ryan and joe biden will go head to head on october 11 in kentucky. derek? >> all right, looking forward to that one as well, thank you, top. >>> joining us now to fast check some of the points made by both candidates, u.s.a. today politics editor, thank you so much for coming in. >> my pleasure. >> i'm glad that you're wide awake. a long night last night. now, you said it was pretty hard to fast check. how come? >> well, it was full of statements that are more or less true or more or less untrue depending on where you will sit at the moment. >> i see. so in other words you needed to show the new one to figure out who was telling the truth, making it a hot tougher? >> yes, absolutely. we'll talk about some of those statements because the $5 trillion tax cut is one of the things that took up a lot of that first debate. something we talk about last night. now, let's listen to president obama talk about it. >> governor romney's central economic man calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of the bush tax cuts, another $1 trillion and $2 trillion in additional military spendin
. she agrees the president's policies have, quote, buried the middle class. congressman paul ryan hit the campaign trail in iowa tuesday. his stump speech focused on the economy and in an interview with a local tv station, ryan talked about what he called the unraveling of the obama administration's foreign policy. >> iran closer to a nuclear weapon, the russians are thwarting us every step of the world. people around the world sense america is weakening. when we project weakness abroad through the qirve indication of this administration, through the devastating defense cuts they're proposing, that means our enemies, our adversaries become more brazen. they're more willing to test us. >> congressman ryan also called the white house response to the consulate attack in libya, quote, slow and confused. >>> millions of americans will watch tonight's debate by some estimates maybe 50 million. it's in denver again at 9:00. it's just about one in five voters though who might be changing their vote based on what the candidates say in these debates. here's a look at a new poll from our partner
, the idea came not even from paul ryan or senator wide on who is the coauthor of the bill with paul ryan in the senate but it came from bill clinton's chief of staff. this is an idea that's been around a long time which is saying, hey, let's see if we can't get competition into the medicare world so that people can get the choice of different plans at lower cost, better quality. i believe in competition. >> jim if i can just respond very quickly. first of all, every study has shown that medicare has lower administrative cost than private insurance does, which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. and private insurers have to make a profit. nothing wrong with that. that's what they do. and so you've got higher administrative costs, plus profit on top of that and if you are going to save any money through what governor romney's proposing, what has to happen is that the money has to come from somewhere. and when you move to a voucher system, you are putting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies and over time if traditional medicare has decayed or fallen apart then t
speeches. endorsing in ways he hasn't before and as explicitly paul ryan's idea for medicare retireees ten years from now. this is what the romney's team believes and can use against him and downstream and preparation for the second debate. that's the long game, the nuance to answer, the nuance spin for what they know internally was not a great night for the president and to make it better they have a lot of work ahead of them. >> do you think, major, that the president was surprised coming out of the block by romney's performance and therefore was simply taken aback and never got back on stride? >> reporter: as bill said incumbents often have problems in their first debate. it is not unusual for presidents to be somewhat taken aback by someone standing across from them telling them they are wrong. that's not a typical experience for presidents in the oval office. the president was taken aback and when your challenge certificate funnier than you on the 20th anniversary of your wedding you know you're off to a bad start. >> good point. thank you, major garrett. we have a follow up on jennif
of questions for biden on the debate stage against paul ryan who is famous for his command of budget details. biden's best threat is simply to stick to the script. >> hard to stick to the script sometimes. thank you, bill plante. >>> donnie wahlberg toured with the new kids on the block this summer. hi, donnie. his latest stop is our green room. we'll ask him about reviving his boy band days and his new hit show, "bluebloods." you're watching cbs "this morning". did you take my truck out last night? 'tis tasty. >>> cats may have nine lives but we have a story of two dogs who may be the ultimate survivor. >> one of the dogs met up with a car on the east coast the other had trouble with a truck on the west coast. terrell brown reports it's incredible they are both alive. >> reporter: since the invention of the automobile the relationship between man and dog has been doomed. >> poor little guy. probably kept up with you for a mile or so. tough little mutt. >> reporter: the topic found its way to the campaign trail as one late night dog lover won't let the nominee forget. >> it's not like i put
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